Publisher Terms and Conditions
General Rules – These apply to all linking methods:
- Do not advertise Adshrink.it links directly on any form of traffic exchange / PTC website.
- Do not place Adshrink.it links anywhere that may contain adult material (including advertising).
- Do not shrink any website URLs that contain adult material.
- Do not offer any incentive for a visitor to click the Adshrink.it, including gifts/points/cash.
- Do not ask/beg people to click on an Adshrink.it link simply to generate you revenue, they must want to visit the destination website.
- Do not create ‘redirect loops’ with similar services (or Adshrink.it) to generate revenue.
- Do not create spam with Adshrink.it links anywhere, including forums / chat / comments / blogs.
- Do not participate in click ‘rings’ where you click on Adshrink.it links in return for others to click yours.
- Do not open an Adshrink.it link in a popup / popunder or iframe.
- Only the Adshrink.it link must be opened when a user clicks on the link. No other links / windows must be opened.
- We recommend the following services if you wish to redirect, Bit.ly, Goo.gl and tinyurl.com
- If redirecting to an Adshrink.it link, the original link for the purposes of this agreement is classed as the ‘ Adshrink.it link’.
- The only legitimate way to open an Adshrink.it link is with a mouse click, on the actual link. *
- You may click on your own Adshrink.it links 1 time to test them. You may not create links solely to ‘test’. **
- We reserve the right to not pay for advert views generated by the owner of the Adshrink.it account, on their own links.
* Does not apply to the links / views generated by the ‘Website Entry Script’
** Does not apply to the links / views generated by the ‘Website Entry Script’ and ‘Full Page Script’.
Extra Rules for the ‘Website Entry Script’:
- Do not advertise any webpage containing our ‘Website Entry Script’ directly on any form of traffic exchange / PTC website.
- Do not place the ‘Website Entry Script’ on any website that contains adult material.
- Do not offer any incentive for a visitor to click the a link that contains the ‘Website Entry Script’, including gifts/points/cash.
- Do not ask/beg people to visit a URL containing the ‘Website Entry Script’ simply to generate you revenue.
Visitor Criteria – You will be paid for a visitor that clicks on an Adshrink.it link or views a website containing the Website Entry Script, providing they meet the following criteria:
- Must view a paying advertisement, this is any advert other than the default Adshrink.it website.
- Must view the paying advertisement for at least 5 seconds.
If any Publisher is found or reported breaking any of the rules above or below in the detailed Terms and Conditions, their account will be removed and all earnings forfeited.
Advertiser Terms and Conditions
General Rules – The following are not allowed on advertisements displayed on our network:
- Popups / Popunders or any windows automatically.
- Malware, spyware, exploits, viruses or any malicious code changes the visitors computer in any way.
- Cookie stuffing.
- Adult content or adult themed website, this is at the discretion of Adshrink.it
- Any form of frame breaking scripts – our Adshrink.it header must remain intact.
- Anything related to illegal activity.
- A competitors service or anything that may ‘trick’ the visitor.
- We reserve the right to decline any advertisement on Adshrink.it, with a full refund.
If any Advertiser is found or reported breaking any of the rules above or below in the detailed Terms and Conditions, their account will be removed and all advertising stopped.
Visitor Criteria – You will be charged for a visitor that views your advertisement by either clicking on an Adshrink.it link or viewing a website that contains our Website Entry Script, providing they meet the following criteria:
- Must view a paying advertisement, this is any advert other than the default Adshrink.it website.
- Will view your web page for at least 5 seconds. *
- Will not be a proxy server. Unless you have purchased our ‘Proxy Traffic’ package.
- Will be on an IP located in the country that you are targeting.
- Will have Adobe Flash installed and enabled if Adobe Flash is requested as targeting preference.
- Will be a unique visitor in 24 hours.
* Providing your website loads in an acceptable timeframe. If you website is down or very slow loading, the user may get the chance to get the Skip Ad button before your site is loaded. You will still be charged for this traffic.
General Terms and Conditions
1. Acceptance of Terms
Each time you use or cause access to this web site, you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions, and as amended from time to time with or without notice to you. In addition, if you are using a particular service on or through this web site, you will be subject to any rules or guidelines applicable to those services and they shall be incorporated by reference into these Terms of Service.
2. Service Description
Adshrink.it currently provides users with access to a rich collection of resources, including, various communications tools, forums, shopping services, and personalized content its network of properties (the “Service”). You also understand and agree that the Service may include advertisements and that these advertisements are necessary for Adshrink.it to provide the Service. You also understand and agree that the service may include certain communications from Adshrink.it, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the Adshrink.it Newsletter, and that these communications are considered part of Adshrink.it membership and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new Adshrink.it properties, shall be subject to the TOS. You understand and agree that the Service is provided “AS-IS” and that Adshrink.it assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.
In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract (are at least 18 years old) and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United Kingdom or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service’s registration form (such information being the “Registration Data”), (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete and (c) agree to create only one account per person. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Adshrink.it has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Adshrink.it has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof).
4. Account Security
You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the Service’s registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to immediately notify Adshrink.it of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. Adshrink.it cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 4.
5. User Conduct
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not Adshrink.it, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. Adshrink.it does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Adshrink.itt be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.
You agree to not use the Service to:
- (a) link to, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is adult in nature, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
- (b) harm minors in any way;
- (c) impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Adshrink.it official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- (d) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
- (e) link, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
- (f) link, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights (“Rights”) of any party;
- (g) link, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas (such as shopping rooms) that are designated for such purpose (please read our complete Spam Policy);
- (h) link, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- (i) disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to “scroll” faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in real time exchanges;
- (j) interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
- (k) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;
- (l) “stalk” or otherwise harass another;
- (m) collect or store personal data about other users.
- (n) attempt to falsify traffic in order to earn revenue, not limited to using automated ‘computer’ traffic, disguising traffic through anonymous proxy servers, ‘hiding’ the Service through any method.
- (o) register more than one account per person, except when one is a Publisher account and one is an Advertiser account. If a publisher is found to have referred themselves, the referral commission will be forfeited.
- (p) offer any form of incentive to users who click on an Adshrink.it link, not limited to points/bonus/money/gifts/traffic or link exchange.
You acknowledge that Adshrink.it may OR MAY NOT pre-screen Content, but that Adshrink.it and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to PRE-SCREEN, refuse, or move any Content (or Account) that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, Adshrink.it and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content or Accounts that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content or Accounts, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content or Accounts created by Adshrink.it or submitted to Adshrink.it, including without limitation information in Adshrink.it message boards, and in all other parts of the Service.
You acknowledge, consent and agree that Adshrink.it may access, preserve, and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Adshrink.it, its users and the public.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
You understand that the Service and software embodied within the Service may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by Adshrink.it and/or content providers who provide content to the Service. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the Service. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided on the Service, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.
6. Submitted Content
Adshrink.it does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the Service. However, with respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service, you grant Adshrink.it the following world-wide, royalty free and non-exclusive license(s), as applicable:
– With respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of Adshrink.it, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Service solely for the purposes of providing and promoting the specific Service which such Content was submitted or made available. This license exists only for as long as you elect to continue to include such Content on the Service and will terminate at the time you remove or Adshrink.it removes such Content from the Service.
– With respect to photos, graphics, audio or video you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible area of the Service, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Service solely for the purpose for which such Content was submitted or made available. This license exists only for as long as you elect to continue to include such Content on the Service and will terminate at the time you remove or Adshrink.it removes such Content from the Service.
– With respect to Content other than photos, graphics, audio or video you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service, the perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display such Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such Content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed.
“Publicly accessible” areas of the Service are those areas of Adshrink.it that are intended by Adshrink.it to be available to the general public. By way of example, publicly accessible areas of the Service would include Adshrink.it news and resources that are open to both members and visitors. However, publicly accessible areas of the Service would not include portions of Adshrink.it that are limited to members, Adshrink.it services intended for private communication such as private messages, or areas off of Adshrink.it such as portions of World Wide Web sites that are accessible through via hypertext or other links but are not hosted or served by Adshrink.it.
Payments from Adshrink.it are made through PayPal (‘http://www.paypal.com’) or Payoneer (‘http://www.payoneer.com’) or Payza (‘https://www.payza.com/’) on first day of every Month. The minimum amount available for a withdrawal is USD$5.00 for PayPal and Payza. The minimum amount available for a withdrawal is USD$10.00 through PayPal.
Adshrink.it will pay you, the Publisher, 50% of the revenue generated through advertisements displayed on the Service associated with your Account.
If there are no advertisers on the Service for your traffic demographics then a ‘default’ advertisement will be shown. Default advertisements are not paid for by Adshrink.it.
10. Service URLs
Adshrink.it will not remove any ‘URLs’ associated with your account, unless one of the Terms and Conditions stated is broken.
You agree to indemnify and hold Adshrink.it, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.
12. No resale of Service
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service (including your Adshrink.it I.D.), use of the Service, or access to the Service.
13. Modification of Service
Adshrink.it reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Adshrink.it shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
You agree that Adshrink.it may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, immediately terminate your Adshrink.it account and access to the Service. Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to, (a) breaches or violations of the TOS or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (d) discontinuance or material modification to the Service (or any part thereof), (e) unexpected technical or security issues or problems, and (f) extended periods of inactivity. Termination of your Adshrink.it account includes (a) removal of access to all offerings within the Service, including but not limited to Adshrink.it message boards, (b) deletion of your password and all related information, files and content associated with or inside your account (or any part thereof), and (c) barring further use of the Service. Further, you agree that all terminations for cause shall be made in Adshrink.it’ sole discretion and that Adshrink.it shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or access to the Service.
15. Disclaimer of Warranties
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
- 1. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. Adshrink.it EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
- 2. Adshrink.it MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.
- 3. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
- 4. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM Adshrink.it OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.
- 5. A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF USERS MAY EXPERIENCE EPILEPTIC SEIZURES WHEN EXPOSED TO CERTAIN LIGHT PATTERNS OR BACKGROUNDS ON A COMPUTER SCREEN OR WHILE USING THE SERVICE. CERTAIN CONDITIONS MAY INDUCE PREVIOUSLY UNDETECTED EPILEPTIC SYMPTOMS EVEN IN USERS WHO HAVE NO HISTORY OF PRIOR SEIZURES OR EPILEPSY. IF YOU, OR ANYONE IN YOUR FAMILY, HAVE AN EPILEPTIC CONDITION, CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN PRIOR TO USING THE SERVICE. IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SERVICE AND CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS WHILE USING THE SERVICE — DIZZINESS, ALTERED VISION, EYE OR MUSCLE TWITCHES, LOSS OF AWARENESS, DISORIENTATION, ANY INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENT, OR CONVULSIONS.
16. Limitation of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT Adshrink.it SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF Adshrink.it HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
17. All countries are currently accepted for an account on Adshrink.it with the exception of Iran, due to regulations by our bank.
Please report any violations of these Terms & Conditions to the contact form.
19. Adshrink.it Corporate Logo Guidelines
The Adshrink.it corporate logo is the most visible and recognizable expression of the Adshrink.it brand. We understand and appreciate that outside parties may want to show affiliation with Adshrink.it. However, use of the corporate logo to imply affiliation with or endorsement by Adshrink.it without express written permission from Adshrink.it is strictly prohibited. On this page are the limited circumstances under which third parties may use the Adshrink.it logo. The logo must always be used pursuant to the specifications on this page to identify Adshrink.it, or Adshrink.it products or services. Any use that falls outside of these specifications is strictly prohibited. Third parties may only use the logo without a license only in advertising, marketing collateral, or a website that references your connection with Adshrink.it Do not use the Adshrink.it corporate logo in products or other business services for which a formal license is required. Do not modify or alter the logo or use it in a confusing way, including suggesting sponsorship or endorsement by Adshrink.it, or in a way that confuses Adshrink.it with another brand. Use our official and unmodified Adshrink.it bee to represent Adshrink.it. Adshrink.it reserves the right in its sole discretion to terminate or modify permission to display the logo, and may request that third parties modify or delete any use of the logo that, in Adshrink.it sole judgment, does not comply with these guidelines or might otherwise impair Adshrink.it rights in the logo. Adshrink.it further reserves the right to object to unfair uses or misuses of its trademarks or other violations of applicable law. To request our official Adshrink.it logo please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
20. Refund Policy
All unused advertising credit can be refunded to the original source of the funds, automatically via our website. Certain platforms have different rules regarding on the time limit allowed for a refund though, please check with the platform. E.g. PayPal allow up to 180 days and Payza allow up to 90 days.